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Andrew L. Pepper

Principal - Jackson Lewis P.C., a Law Corporation
Honolulu*

P 808-526-0404
Andrew.Pepper@jacksonlewis-hawaii.com

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Andrew L. Pepper is a Principal in the Honolulu office of Jackson Lewis P.C., a Law Corporation. Mr. Pepper is an experienced employment litigator who has been practicing in Hawai`i for more than 25 years. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice areas of Employment Law-Management and Litigation-Labor and Employment for 2015.  Additionally, Mr. Pepper is a member of the Casetext Employment Law Advisory Board, where he serves as a thought leader in the employment law field. 

Mr. Pepper exclusively represents employers in administrative and judicial proceedings, including litigation in state and federal courts, in all aspects of workplace law, including harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, plant closure and workplace violence.  Mr. Pepper also regularly advises clients on litigation avoidance strategies and statutory compliance matters.  By delegated Presidential appointment, Mr. Pepper also serves as the Hawai`i State Director of the U.S. Selective Service System.

Mr. Pepper is a member of the American Bar Association, Hawaii State Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, and the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). Mr. Pepper earned his J.D. from the William S. Richardson School of Law where he graduated as salutatorian and was executive editor of the University of Hawai`i Law Review. He earned his B.A. from the University of New Mexico.

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August 25, 2017
Pacific Business News

Andrew Pepper Discusses Labor and Employment Law Issues Affecting Hawaii Companies

August 25, 2017

Andrew Pepper discusses workplace law issues affecting Hawaii businesses in the past year in "Business lessons learned from employment law cases," published by Pacific Business News. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 15, 2017
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Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

July 22, 2015
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Jackson Lewis' Hawaii Firm Named A "Hot New Locale" for BigLaw

July 22, 2015

Jackson Lewis' Hawaii firm is included in Law 360's article on "The Hot New Locales For BigLaw." Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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September 22, 2016

Hawaii Labor Department Imposes Massive Penalties, Sends Clear Message to Employers

September 22, 2016

Taking advantage of a new law that substantially increases penalties, the Wage Standards Division of the Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (“DLIR”) has issued penalties totaling $767,095 to a construction company remodeling a hotel in Waikiki, Hawaii. The penalties were imposed for a failure to... Read More

August 14, 2015

Continued Employment Adequate Consideration for Non-Compete Imposed Mid-Employment, Hawaii Judge Rules

August 14, 2015

Considering whether Hawaii state law would require additional consideration for a non-compete imposed mid-employment, a federal judge has held that “the Hawaii Supreme Court would not require additional consideration beyond continuing at-will employment for [post-employment] restrictive covenants.” Standard Register v. Keala... Read More

August 10, 2015

Death Threats against Co-Workers Defeat Employee Disability Discrimination Claim, Federal Court Rules

August 10, 2015

A depressed employee who was fired for threatening to kill his co-workers was not a qualified individual entitled to protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as the employee could not perform essential job functions, with or without an accommodation, a federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled, affirming judgment in... Read More

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Hawaii Employer Webinar Series: How the Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensary Law Affects Employers

October 28, 2015 - 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM HAST

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Hawaii Employer Webinar Series: EEO Update

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